offset pivot

offset pivot

A pin-and-socket hardware device with a single bearing contact, by means of which a door is suspended in its frame, allowing it to swing about an axis which normally is located about ¾ in. (1.9 cm) out from the door face.
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To enable the driver to see over the lowered top, the inside rearview was mounted on an offset pivot. By twisting the mirror 180 degrees on a longitudinal axis, it would rise approximately two inches.
A 36" terrace door would project a full 36" from the jamb, while a 60" pivot door with a 12" offset pivot would only project 48".
The entry and exit span for an offset pivot guide is a minimum of a one-half web width to a maximum of three web widths.
The first is the "Symat 25" system that includes one CDP-01-M processor, one SE-22 infrared sensor, one M-17 mounting bracket, one ISCT-03 servo-center, one Symat 25 offset pivot guide with either a 6.3 or 9.84 inch L dimension and two aluminum rollers with a two inch diameter by 6.3 or 9.84 inch roll face.
Rhino supplied a forward offset pivot pin so a Rhino-converted top receiver could be mounted to our lower AR-15 receiver.